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NBC
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am PDT
this morning on where that race stands at this hour. >> getting elected will help. >> reporter: mitt romney's message to donors last night as polls show a tight race in nevada and north carolina. romney is only two points behind president obama there, but seven points behind in new hampshire. >> now your job is in danger. >> reporter: both sides came out swinging with new campaign ads thursday. >> if i can sit down with you in your living room or around the kitchen table, here's what i'd say. >> reporter: what he said in virginia beach was something new, something he calls economic patriotism. >> an economic patriotism rooted in the belief that growing our economy begins with a strong and thriving middle class. >> reporter: romney also in veteran told veterans the nation's debt is more than just numbers on paper. >> trillion dollar deficits. that debt is owned by somebody. someone holds that. that puts america in a position of economic risk. >> reporter: but even supporters are split on how romney can win this race. >> he has to get a little more fire in the belly. >> he has to stick with t
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of that. >> the whole race will be turned upside down come thursday morning. >> reporter: but romney's running mate paul ryan downplayed the debate. >> i don't think one event will make or break the campaign. >> reporter: romney is trailing in the polls in most must-win states. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >>> in california, 10% of parents exempt their children from the mandatory school vaccinations. yesterday, governor brown signed a new law making vaccine waivers tougher to get. but a last-minute change is giving parents a new out. >> reporter: at tri-valley pediatrics, this 10-month-old is getting a flu shot. his mother talked to the doctor before making her decision. >> we definitely rely on our pediatrician as an expert. we put our son's health in his hands. >> reporter: a new california law aims to have more parents talking to their pediatrician before they are allowed to reject mandatory vaccines. >> overall, i think it's a step in the right direction. >> reporter: under current state law, before attending school or daycare, kids are required for certain vaccin
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
and romney is heading to colorado today. new jersey chris christie said romney is capable of a good debate. >> this whole race will turn upsetdown come thursday morning. >> i don't think one event will make or break there campaign. >> reporter: romney is trailing in the polls in most must-win states and voters, he says, will see a clear choice wednesday night. tara mergener, cbs news, the white house. >>> supreme court jumped into tricky issues in its first session of the fall. justices heard arguments over weather companies can be held responsible for human rights abuses in countries where they do business. a lawsuit against royal dutch petroleum said it was complicit and the high court said it will not hear a challenge against the use of full body scanners at airports. >>> byob. we are not talking about a barbecue with beer here, either, the message being sent to people shopping in one bay area city. >>> and we will tell you where to steer clear of the traffic messes, coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, news that manufacturing grer the first time in four montn it's a . >>> stocks are starti
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
. actual support among likely voters the race is closer, president obama leads mitt romney by two points, 49-47%. >> i have absolute confidence when we get to thursday morning you are going to say it is a new race. >> in guy killed osama bin laden i think he can stan up to mitt romney. >> mitt romney continues to hammer president obama's foreign policy in an editorial today romney calls for a new mideast strategy. see the first debate between mitt romney and president obama right here on abc7, live debate coverage begins 6 p.m. this wednesday. >>> october 1st, the u.s. supreme court convenes new session today. explosive issues like same-sex marriage, voting rights and abortion likely coming up. the first thing 7:00 this morning, pacific time, will release a list of appeals it will not consider. california's ban on same-sex marriage is not likely to be on that list f it is the 9th circuit ruling stands and same-sex would once again be legal in california. >>> 5:50. spare the air day today. >> any triple digits? >> head north, head east if you want real heat, head to the coast if you want
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
of bullying by the u.s.. iran has become a central focus in the u.s. presidential race with mitt romney demanding a stronger response to iran's defiance. >> crippling sanctions, indicting ahmadinejad for incitation to genocide. treating the diplomats of iran. >> reporter: president obama used his u.n. speech to warn an >> let me be clear america wants to resolve this problem through diplomacy. we believe there is time to do that but that time is not unlimited. >> reporter: more on what iran's president is saying on tv this morning. reporting live alison burns. >>> time now 5:14. back here at home you know college campuses around the nation are getting bomb threats. the it last one happened yesterday at uc beckly. at 9:00 a.m. police responded to a call there was a bomb on campus. all day search turned up nothing suspicious in pat past couple of weeks including schools in ohio, texas, and tennessee have also received fake bomb threats. >>> firefighters continue to battle that fire near campo in san diego county. the flames burned nearly 3,000 acres since sunday and destroyed at least 20
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
and turn the presidential race upside down. mitt romney heads to denver today, ahead of that debate. you can watch the first debate live from denver wednesday night right here. the debate begins at 6:00 p.m. >>> 8:40. one week from today, president obama comes back here to the bay area to raise campaign cash. he will host a $20,000 a plate dinner in san francisco. a concert will follow the dinner. concert tickets start at $100 and go up to 7500 for premium seats and a photo opportunity. at this point, though, the musical guests have not been announced. the notorious bank robbery love birds, bonnie & clyde with still linked to big money. 78 years after their death. >> two of the guns that carried on the day they died sold in auction, bringing in more than $500,000 at a new hampshire auction. collide's pocket watch -- clyde's pocket watch brought in another $36,000 and even an aspirin tin sold for more than $11,000. >>> a 19-year-old man recovering after falling off a water slide. it happened at six flags hurricane harbor in santa clarita. authorities say he bypassed, got past live guards,
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
to expectations. looking at actual support among likely voters the race is closer. president obama leads mitt romney by two points 49-47%. >>> i have absolute confidence when we get to thursday morning you are going to say it is a new race. >> the president has to be the president he killed osama about weather i think he can stand up to mitt romney but he has to relax. >>> meantime, mitt romney continues to hammer away at president obama's foreign policy. in an editorial, romney calls for a new mideast strategy. see that first debate right here on abc7. live debate courtroom begins at 6 p.m. this wednesday. >>> oracle president gives today's keynote at the annual world conference in san francisco. last night the ceo ellison wowed 10,000 guests by announcing three new cloud-based products to help process fastest yet. just getting word that nokia and oracle have reached a mapping deal to try to come beat with google and apple an details coming out at the conference today. >> hewlett-packard will unveil its new tablet aimed at business customers for people who say they say need portability and
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in ohio. with less than 48 hours until the debate, grace lee explains how both sides are racing to lower the expectations. >> reporter: both the obama and romney campaigns are doing their best to lower expectations ahead of wednesday's debate. >> we expected all along that governor romney will have a good night. he's prepared more than any candidate in history. >> president obama is a very -- he's a very gifted speaker. the man's been on the national stage for many years. he's an experienced debater. he's done these kinds of debates before. this is mitt's first time. >> reporter: the president has not had as much time to prepare for the debates because he's busy being commander in chief. >> most often debates don't make that big a difference. quite a few have lost an election with a debate. >> reporter: these matchups can produce a memorable line like in 1980 between then-governor ronald reagan and president jimmy carter. >> there you go again. >> reporter: and lloyd benson's swipe at dan quayle. >> i served with jack kennedy. i knew jack kennedy. jack kennedy because friend of mine. sen
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
is on the campus. >>> in the race for the white house mitt romney and president barack obama are headed to the same state. coming up, the new television ads from the obama campaign which include the secretly recorded video of mitt romney. >>> you tube refused to remove videos. they could jailed for up to a law. they ban insults during an election campaign. google plans to appeal. >>> rebels are attacking a military building in damascus. there are more than 300 people who died yesterday and it was the bloodiest day in this month long crisis. they estimate 700,000 refugees may flee syria by the end of this year. >>> back here in the u.s. football fans are happy. the nfl strike is over. the regular refs have reached an eight year deal which includes a retirement plan. the regular refs will be back tonight. the nfl caught a lot of heat after the refs blew that touchdown call at the end of monday night's game between the seahawks and green bay packers. regular revs will be -- regular refs are back starting tonight. >> no pressure, sal, how is the commute? >>> we still have more slow traffic building at
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in north carolina. he's criticizing mitt romney for opposing policies that biden says would cut taxes for millionaires and race -- and raise them for for middle-class families. >> how they can justify this? raising taxes for the middle class that's been buried. how can they justify raising those taxes. >> ♪ >> the republican campaign has repeatedly said claims about romney's tax plan are falls. >> we have offered very specific progrowth solutions to get our economy in gear. we can have a dynamic progrowth economy that fosters independence and opportunity verses a stagnant economy that fosters dependency. >> paul ryan is stomping in iowa today before flying to virginia tonight. the wisconsin congressman is set to debate vice president joe biden next thursday in kentucky. >>> president obama has announced plans to visit kern county the monument of cesar chavez will be in keen where he lived. the president says the national monument would preserve chavez's legacy of giving a voice to workers. this trip will include another fund-raiser. >>> a father and son credit a working smoke alarm
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 4:30am PDT
to go. president obama and mitt romney campaigned in ohio yesterday. today they're both off to virginia, one of the largest states up for grabs. tracie potts has the latest this morning on the race to the white house. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney campaign in virginia today where median income is 23% higher than the national average and unemployment is way lower, under 6%. like ohio wednesday, the president is expected to hammer romney for his comments on the 47% of voters who don't pay taxes. >> i don't know how many of you will be with me this time around. but, but it doesn't matter because i'm willing to be your president, to represent everybody. >> we're going to help those that need our help. we're a compassionate people. >> reporter: romney is ten points behind in ohio according to quinnipiac university. that's a bigger gap than nbc and the washington post reported. no republicans ever won the presidency without winning this state. >> i'm going to win ohio. i'm going to become the next president in part because i'm going to have support of people in ohio. >> reporte
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> on to the race for the white house. president obama and mitt romney will be campaigning in the same state again today, virginia. the president is launching a new ad in seven battleground states today, promote ago economic plan he says will create a million manufacturing jobs and cut oil imports. he's leading in the polls in ohio where he once again linked mitt romney to his comment as that 47% of americans see themselves as victims who depend on government. >> the president: as i travel around ohio and look out on this crowd, i don't see a lot of victims. i see hard workers that's what i see. >> mitt romney is trailing in florida and iowa and was asked about the poll numbers. >> i'm very pleased with some, less so with others polls go up and down. >> romney trying to retool his message as some voters begin casting early ballots today. >>> america's cup world series is back in town next week. u.s. yacht racing might have the largest ever in person audience. the teams practiced in the bay yesterday officials say the interest outside the u.s. is building and audience here in san francisco it is a
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
, it won't last and alter the underlying dynamics of this race. the romney campaign fears that might be true but wants to try its very best to alter that narrative. >> what about president obama? will we see the competitive president obama that privately people say really dislikes mitt romney? or will we see the cool, constitutional law professor. >> both. because to win, because he's competitive, he needs to be cool. he knows that. that's the one overriding concern presented to him by his advisers. don't freak out. don't get anxious. don't get publicly visibly irritable. >> a lot of people support mitt romney over the weekend on the sunday talk shows were saying he has to be very aggressive. he really has to take it to the president. >> well, what happens in presidential debates is you have two fundamental goals as the candidate. drive your message and knock your opponent off his. and so to knock the president off his message the romney campaign knows governor romney has to be unrelenting. >> romney has an op-ed talking about his view on foreign policy. there seems to be some questi
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
manufacturing jobs and cut oil imports he's leading in the polls in ohio. romney says he's not pleased but adds the race is far from over. >>> breaking business news. campbell soup will be closing two plans one in new jersey and one in sacramento. the company says the closures are being done to improve u.s. supply chain and cost structure. the sacramento plant has been open since 1947 and has 700 fulltime employees scheduled to close by july of 2013. >>> one week after going on sale, there's talk of problems with the camera on the iphone 5. >> jane king with that and big changes possibly coming to your health insurance plan. >>> good morning. this is going to be closely watched, companies adapt to health care reforms, darden restaurants and sears giving employees a fixed sum of money and allowing them to choose their medical coverage and insure online the companies say most is not designed to make employees pay more the idea to give employees more control. amazon.com new online shopping site focusing on earth-friendly products, 20% discount and free shipping on first purchases and orders toldin
KICU
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
are promising a review of their audio management features. >>> and now to the race for the white house. president obama and mitt romney will go head to head in denver in just two days. the nominees prepare, analysts are weighing in on the debate court. >> on wednesday night, arena at the university of denver offering what de scribe as political theater, the first one on one presidential debate of the 2012 campaign. >> a good performance in a presidential debate can jet up a party enthusiasm. >> can it also persuade undecided voters and with 36 days until the election, that could make all the difference. >> that would be great. if they would lay out a specific plan, and that's what we'd love to see in the debate. >> while the stakes are high, both candidates are trying to down play expectations. >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> president obama is holding debate sessions following nevada. mitt romney is practicing for the next two days while in denver. >> so what we hope people get out of this de intat that --. >> both polls indicate president obama is pulling a
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
had another take. >> thursday morning the entire narrative of the race will change. >> in an interview, anne romney reveals the greatest concern if her husband becomes president. >> my biggest concern would be for the, his mental well being. i have all the confidence in the world in his ability, in his decisiveness and leadership skills. >> reporter: today paul ryan admitted to campaign missteps including the 47% comment. >> we have had somis steps but at the end of the day the choice is really clear and we are giving people very clear choice. >> reporter: ryan was asked to discuss the specifics of the campaign tax plan. both romney and ryan have yet to tail how they would finance a 20% tax cut. >> it would take me too long to go through all of the math. >> that was kristin walker reporting. >>> it is time for fact or fiction segment checking the candidates claims against the facts. we will start with prauchl and his claim that taxes are lower on families than they have been in probably the last 50 years. that's not entirely true. average tax rates were slight lower in 1 '64, '63 and 2
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
shrinking, florida's looking like a must-win for romney. but today, his runningmate, ckman paul ryan, focused on new hampshire, with four electoral votes. but ryan said that could be a difference in the race that will come to a handful of states. >> thank you, granite staters, for sending mitt romney to the white house and barack obama back to chicago. [cheering] >> reporter: the campaign shifts into a different stage this week, with wednesday night's high-stakes showed own showdown between about the barack obama and mitt romney. >> every change that has happened in a debate, if you look at the history, it's changed because of somebody's mannerisms or style -- they did badly or well. >> reporter: both candidates will spend the next few days in intense sessions. romney may have the most on the line. his campaign is looking that the for a chance for a game changer. abc news, washington. >> one of the country's best-imeen newspaper mat nats day died. arsure solsburger was 86. he page passed away. his paper published the pentagon papers. known as punch, the former marine captain was a fi
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> with his path to the white house shrinking, florida you is looking like a must win scenario for romney. but today paul ryan focused on new hampshire. the granite state has four electoral votes, but ryan said that could be the difference in a race that will come down to a handful of states. >> thank you, granite staters, for sending mitt romney to the white house and barack obama back to chicago. >> the campaign shifts to a different stage with wednesday night's high stakes showdown between president obama and romney. >> if you take a look at the history of debates, it is not about policy specifics. it is not really about facts. every change that happened in -- because somebody's style did badly or did well. >> both candidates will spend the next few days in intense prep sessions. trailing in the polls, romney may have the most on the line. his campaign is looking at this debate as a chance for a game changer. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> the city and county of san francisco are looking for poll workers for the upcoming election. applicants must be u.s. citizens, at least 18
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 2:00am PDT
shrinking, florida you is looking like a must win scenario for romney. but today paul ryan focused on new hampshire. the granite state has four electoral votes, but ryan said that could be the difference in a race that will come down to a handful of states. >> thank you, granite staters, for sending mitt romney to the white house and barack obama back to chicago. >> the campaign shifts to a different stage with wednesday night's high stakes showdown between president obama and romney. >> if you take a look at the history of debates, it is not about policy specifics. it is not really about facts. every change that happened in -- because somebody's style did badly or did well. >> both candidates will spend the next few days in intense prep sessions. trailing in the may have romney may have the most on the line. his campaign is looking at this debate as a chance for a game changer. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> the city and county of san francisco are looking for poll workers for the upcoming election. applicants must be u.s. citizens, at least 18 years of age and registered to vo
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
.c., with specifics on what the president is expected to say and how it will impact the race to the white house. >>> in the meantime, mitt romney giving a speech at the clinton global initiative this morning. romney is expected to outline his plans to rework the u.s. foreign aid system. president obama is also expected to address that same audience later this morning. >>> also today, more blame and some finger pointing for the cause of a massive fire at the chevron refinery in richmond. the manager of the refinery says the chemical makeup of a corroded pipe is to blame for that fire. the manager says that pipe had a low silicon content that went undetected during the company's test. now, at a packed public meeting last night in richmond, neighbors shouted down a chevron official and a panel of experts who came to give an update on the fire. but the people there, they were so angry about reports of a federal probe into whether chevron actually allowed pollutants to bypass monitoring equipment and then burn off into the air. >> the amount is so small that even if it were metered, a report would n
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
.s. presidential race this week with mitt romney demanding stronger response to iran's defyiance a -- defiance. >> treating the diplomats of iran like the pariah they are. >> reporter: president obama used his u.n. speech to warn iran time is running out to resolve disputes about its nuclear plant. >> let me be sheer -- america wants to resolve this issue through diplomacy. and we believe there's still time and space to do so. but that time is not unlimited. >> reporter: the u.s. has warned mahmoud ahmadinejad to tone down the inflammatory language he's u.s.s.ed in the past when he makes his speech this morning -- he's used in the past when he makes his speech this morning. back to you. >>> a controversial ad at new york subway stations is causing quite a stir. the ad supports israel and ums the defeat of jihad. the ads were put up -- urges the defeat of jihad. the ads were put up and the court ruled it's free speech. >> we want our officials to make clear that the city of new york does not endorse this hate group. >> there are ten ads throughout the city. a couple of the ads were vandalized h
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
and out west there in nevada. but in new hampshire, which is the home state for mitt romney, he's got a home there, it's right next door to massachusetts where he was governor, president obama is actually leading by seven percentage points. so that's where the race stands right now in three of these battleground states. earlier this week we were tracking ohio where the president has a big lead, florida where he's got a slim lead, virginia where he seems to have a very slim lead. so this race still very much in play. they both released new ads this week, the president and mitt romney, as they continue to campaign before that first debate on wednesday. >> thanks so much, tracie. >>> starting this january college students will get advance warning about tuition hikes heading their way. governor jerry brown has signed ab-970 that requires officials at uc and csu schools to talk to students at least 30 days before they announce plans to increase tuition fees. it also requires a 90-day period between the approval of an increase and when it actually would take effect. an those new rules will
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
is out of touch and doesn't understand new media. >>> time now 4:44. in the race for the white house president obama and republican presidential nominee target the battleground state of ohio today. president obama will campaign at college campuses hoping to court young voters. romney continues his bus tour. he will be working hard to reverse the polls that show president obama is leading in ohio. >>> republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is tying president obama to the replacement ref knees. >> i think these refs work part time for the obama administration and budget office. they see the national debt clock staring them in the face. they see a debt crisis and ignore and pretend it didn't happen. >> the wisconsin congressman was upset the seattle sea hawks beat his packers to a questionable call. >>> com cast is shutting down all three of the call centers in northern california and eliminating more than 1,000 jobs. 700 of those jobs are in morgan hill and livermore. com cast says it cost too much to run the centers in california so it is moving the jobs to denver, seattle,
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
romney would do extraordinarily well and turn the race upside down. >> thursday morning, this race will change. >> reporter: if the president is trying to avoid the campaign next several days, it is tough to do. if he turns on the local news at lakeside resort in henderson, nevada, he will see none other than his opponent's wife, ann romney, hosting a rally there tonight. >> peter alexander in boston, thank you. >>> a deadly shooting at a vfw post in central florida left two people dead and another person injured. police say that shooting broke out as riders from a charity motorcycle event were eating breakfast. the incident is under investigation. >>> let's head to wall street, mandy drury is at the stock exchange. >> we closed on a surprisingly good quarter for the stock market. there's caution now we might be ready for pull back in the market, especially if there's renewed weakness on the economic front not just here but globally. as for gasoline, it is a new week, seeing the national average at $3.78 a gallon, two cents lower than a week ago, four cents lower than a month ago.
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> now on to decision 2012. and this morning we're getting a better idea of how the presidential race is shaping up just days before the first presidential debate. a new nbc poll shows a tied race in nevada and north carolina where republican candidate mitt romney is just two points behind president obama. but in new hampshire, romney trails by a wider gap, seven points. romney trying to pull ahead by hammering the president on the economy, telling veterans in virginia the national debt is more than just numbers on paper. >> trillion dollar deficits, that debt is owned by somebody. someone holds that. that puts america in a position of economic risk. >> more than half the country has already started early voting. the first presidential debate on wednesday in denver. >>> the newest nobel peace price laureate will be right here in the bay area this weekend. she is a leader who is outspoken and a critic of the myanmar military. this marks her first visit to the u.s. since 1971. she will be speaking at the san francisco freedom forum this evening. tomorrow she'll address a crowd of about
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
say? do you think romney is truly behind or is this a closer race than some would have us believe? >> i think romney's running a little behind but if he does well on wednesday night he's going to close the gap because people -- look. romney has to look ahead. people know how they feel now. he can't say well the president did this or the other thing. this is what i can do for you and make your life better. if he can do that, all right, and then he can put the president on the defensive a few times, he'll gain. >> last thing on this. what do you think of the expectations games going on where each candidate is trying to outdo each other complimenting the other's debasing prowess? >> it's like a football game. you know those people, you know. it's play it down, tamp it down. it's all a game. >> let's talk about the book, "killing knennedy." how do you feel about president kennedy and did that change? >> you know, kennedy died i was 13 and i opened the book where i was, i was at high school out on long island and came over the loud speaker and everybody alive then knows where they were
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
not think very much of governor romney. and he wants to keep that to himself in the debate. >> reporter: in a quinnipiac university poll that was released today, it shows that it is still a close race among likely voters. the president is up 4 points nationwide and he is expected to do better in the debate tomorrow night by a 2-1 margin. but among the independent voters, the people that both sides are trying to win right now, romney is ahead by 2 points. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >> our coverage of the presidential debate begins tomorrow here on eyewitness news at 5:00 and then on the cbs evening news which follows and join scott pelley for full debate coverage that will begin at 6 p.m. >>> cracking down on smoking. the new rules in one bay area city that make it nearly impossible for anyone to smoke in public. >> good evening to you, paul deanno with the forecast, told you a couple of minutes ago that the heat is just about finished. we're sunny and warm at the beach today but man, are we going to get chilly and there is a chance of rain in the forecast. find out when next. >> then a bay a
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
now 5:04, the national pole is out, showing the race for the white house is still very close. according to a "c" nbc survey -- a cnn survey say they favor obama when it comes to the presidential nominee. mitt romney appeared to have an edge among likely voters. president barack obama appears to have an advantage when it comes to taxes, healthcare and foreign policy. now another pole shows the steaks are high when it comes to women voters. we will take you live to washington d.c. and we will hear how president barack obama and mitt romney are getting ready for tomorrow night's big bee bait. >>> allie rasmus joins us from outside the oakland coliseum with the celebration that followed the clencher, good morning allie. >> reporter: the team is headed to the playoffs, last night they secured one of the two wildcard spots in the american league west. with that the oakland a's beat the texas rangers and they had their hats on and there was plenty of champagne to celebrate and the party moved into the clubhouse. last night's game was not a sellout but the as gave some of the crowds
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
the race for the white house, it is still very close. 50 percent say they support president barack obama and several report mitt romney. mitt romney appeared to have an edge among likely voters and president barack obama a to have -- appears to have an advantage on taxes and foreign policy. >>> and on this eve against president barack obama, we will take you live to our washington d.c. bureau and we will tell you how the new ads are stirring up controversy over tax increases. >>> they will be playing in the postseason... >> the a's preceded the texas rangers and they clinched one of two american league wildcard spots. they now have playoff shirts and hats and now a pie in the face. as you can see the celebration continued into the clubhouse and the champagne and beer was flowing and there has was also some dancing going on. if they win tomorrow, they still get that wildcard spot. i didn't expect to be door here so we are really excited. >> tdoes it feel like you thought it would? >> well, way better but this is what you work your whole life for. >> now, you can send your photos to us at
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
. that's a big hurdle right now for mitt romney. >> and what do you have coming up on "meet the press" this morning, david? >> the state of the race, governor chris christie, white house adviser david plouffe. >> david gregory, thank you very much. and, jenna, before i throw it to you, let me let you know once again we have a good crowd of soldiers here who have joined us at our location at joint headquarters here in kabul. it's okay to wave. and we're going to be talking to them and let them say hi to the folks at home later in the broadcast. for now, we'll send it back to you. >> lester, thanks. i love the fact they took the time to make signs. they make signs wherever the "today" show goes. that's wonderful to see. lester, thank you. >>> now let's head over to the news desk and craig melvin. good morning to you. >> jenna, good morning. good morning, everyone. we start with some drama in southern california where work on tearing down and rebuilding the mulholland bridge overpass had to stop temporarily saturday when an old pillar from the bridge fell onto a new section. this is all
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
the country growing and restore security for hard working americans. john mccain has debated for mitt romney and he is not expecting any major break throughs this moment. >> i can't remember whether it was the last time it was one of these comments that grabbed everybody's attention. he turned the race upside down and the debate will be campaigning in colorado today. >> well one week from today, he returns to raise some campaign cash. he will be hosting a dinner in san francisco and that dinner will be followed by a concert. they go up to $7,500 for premium seats and a chance to take a picture with the president. musical guests have not been announced. >>> there are several new laws here and coming up, the bills the governor approved on the last day to act. >>> today is the third straight spare the air day, they are avoiding gas barbecues and they are encouraged to take transportation and marks the 10th spare the air day of the season. >> how is the commute doing so far? >> right now traffic is doing well around the bay area, as a matter of fact if you are driving any time soon, you should d
CBS
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
reluctant to have a team of a couple of dozen fbi people go into benghazi. >>> in the race for the white house, both candidates focusing on fund raising. >> the expectations couldn't be any higher for mitt romney in this debate. >>> was this just the most unbelievable act of betrayal to maria. >> i was the stupidest thing i've done in the whole relationship. >> if you're angry, you're angry! >> ladies and gentlemen, look on the bright side. these are free range refs. >> if the replacement refs hadn't been here, when would this game have ended? >> tomorrow. >> the new collective bargaining agreement is an eight-year deal, they got better pension, more money and what they wanted more than anything, sundays off. >>> i'm charlie rose with gayle king. norah o'donnell is in washington. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu saying iran will be capable of making a nuclear weapon by this summer. he says an ultimatum is the only way to get the iranians to back down. >> there's only one way to peacefully prevent iran from getting atomic bombs. that's by placing a clear red line on iran's nuclea
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
these days, but the focus of the race for the white house is turning to america's place in the world today. president barack obama will address the united nations general assembly at 7:00 our time. governor mitt romney will give a foreign policy speech at the clinton global initiative. tracie potts is live on capitol hill this morning with more. world affairs so important. good morning. >> reporter: absolutely, laura, good morning. let's talk about both of these speeches in new york at that. first of all, the president at the u.n. we've got new details this morning on what he will say. we are told that he will address the crisis in the middle east, all of the protests against the u.s. embassies and americans there, saying that we need to take a deeper look at the cause of the crisis and will denounce the vie leolenviolence. no video he'll say justifies the attack. he's also expected to talk about iran preferring diplomacy but saying iran getting a nuclear weapon is not a challenge that can be contained. meantime mitt romney criticizing the president for those bumps in the road will also sp
FOX
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
. the latest polls show the president ahead of mitt romney in nine battle ground states. mr. obama's biggest leads are in ohio, new hampshire, and iowa. of course, this could change in the weeks to come. the tightest races at this point are nevada and north carolina. the national average of those polled has president obama with a 49.5%, the potential vote 44% for romney. >>>in this weekend's presidential address president obama is calling on congress to help homeowners. >> last week mortgage rates were at historic lows. but instead of helping more and more hard working families take advantage of those rates. congress was away on break. instead of worrying about you they had already gone home to worry about their campaigns. >> the president says congress has yet to act on legislation he sent them in february that would save homeowners about $3000 a year on their mortgages. >>> the first presidential debate is wednesday at the university of denver. right now construction crews are busyworking on the main floor, the stage and the lighting while president obama campaigns in nevada tomorrow, romn
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
. tori and dave? >> thank you, steve. >>> in election 20 12news. a new national poll shows the race for the white house is still very close. according to a cnn survey, 50% of likely voters say they favor president obama. 47% say they support mitt romney, the republican presidential nominee. in terms of unemployment and budget issues, romfry i -- romney appeared to have the edge. president obama had an edge on tax, healthcare and foreign policy. president obama and romney face off tomorrow night in denver. the stakes are especially high for romney when it comes to women voters. we'll have more on that at 7:15 when we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> the oakland as beat the texas rangers, 4-3. the as are heading back to the playoffs for first time in six years. [ cheers ] >> struck out all three batters at the top of the 9th. the celebration started. that means at the very least, the as clinched one of the two american league championships. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. the champagne, the beer was knowing. the players started dancing, too. coco crisp played a bi
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
>>> welcome to "cbs this morning." there are just five weeks left in the race for the white house. the two candidates will spend the day preparing for tomorrow night's first dough bait in denver. a new quinnipiac university poll shows the president leading mitt romney by four points 49-45. >> introduced by john elway. he told the crowds that the debates will be crucial to the campaign. >> an opportunity for each of us to describe the pathway forward for america that we would choose. the american people are going to have to make their choice as to what kind of america they want. >> jan crawford is covering the romney campaign in denver. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah good morning to our viewers in the west. it's his time to make his case to the american people. 23 debates in the republican primaries but this one is different. it's one on one. part of the debate prep has been working on that head-to-head matchup with senator portman playing president obama. romney came back and talked to the reporters. i asked him point blank if he thinks he can win. he said,
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
by at the news desk. >> good morning, everyone. ohio's vital role in the presidential race has both candidates campaign manager the buckeye state today. president obama is speaking to college students in bowling green, ohio, and later at kent state university. mitt romney has three stops in ohio including a round table discussion on manufacturing. early voting starts there next week. iranian president ahmadinejad is addressing the u.n. general assembly today. his speech comes at a time when iran's nuclear program is under intense international scrutiny. it also comes on yom kippur. he denies israel's existence. he remarked this a new world order needs to emerge away from what he called american bullying. legendary singer andy williams died tuesday night after a year luongo battle with bladder caneser. williams died at his home in branson, missouri, where he owned the moon river theater. "moon river" was his signature song. he hosted a show from 1962 to 1971. andy williams was 84. now a quick round up what has you talking online. lady gaga is turning her recent weight gain into a teaching momen
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